In Case You Missed It: Week of Dec. 19, 2014

Posted on Fri, Dec 19, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Week of Dec. 19, 2014

“In Case You Missed It” is a weekly roundup of popular healthcare headlines.

New Fitness Trackers Have Patients Wearing their Heart (Rate) on their Sleeve. With the holiday shopping season in full swing, many of us are trying to decide what gifts to get for our friends and family.  Healthcare and fitness items often ... click here to continue reading >>

FEATURED JOB: Emergency Department Physician | Alamogordo, NM

The ED-Hospitalist Relationship: Friend or Foe. One of the things that I love about my job as a hospitalist is the ease with which we can develop friendships with colleagues from other disciplines. Since I am an inpatient physician, it’s not surprising that ... continue reading at


Mass General, Mass Medical Society release guidebook on human trafficking for healthcare providers. Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Massachusetts Medical Society this week released a comprehensive guidebook for healthcare providers on human trafficking. Human Trafficking, A Guidebook on Identification, Assessment, and Response in the Health Care Setting, is available free ... learn more at

FEATURED EVENT: Join 300+ Emergency Department healthcare providers at EmCare's Baylor, JPS, Parkland Division's 2nd Annual Quality Summit!

Get to Know our December Clinician of the Month, Cynthia Bratcher! Cynthia Bratcher, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CEN has been working as an emergency medicine professional for 25 years. Find out what spending 25 years in healthcare has taught Cynthia and what one new process she believes will be the future of healthcare. Click here to read entire article.
 Palliative Care in the ED – The Time is Now. “Don’t delay engaging available palliative and hospice care services in the emergency department for patients likely to benefit.” This statement was one of ... continue reading at


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